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If You Just Don’t Feel Quite At Home

We did it. We downsized. And if I just ignore the island of boxes where the coffee table ought to be, I like our charming new space. So why do I feel so profoundly sad? I took Marie Kondo’s advice and kept only the things that spark joy. Over there on the bookcase is the […]

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Mindfulness for Dummies … and New Empty-Nesters

Recently I retired as a full-time mommy. In fact, Iโ€™m thinking of donating my crown to the Museum of Natural Hilarity. ๐Ÿ˜‰ So now here I am, just me, alone, tapping on keys without interruption. And today the silence hangs heavy and my thoughts turn to what’s next. My future, as an empty-nester. As I […]

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